As interim news director Tegan has overseen the work of reporters and announcers and coordinated with counterparts at WRKF in Baton Rouge and other collaborating news organizations since February of 2017.
Tegan came to WWNO in 2015 to report coastal news. In this role she has covered a wide range of issues and subjects related to coastal land loss, coastal restoration, and the culture and economy of Louisiana’s coastal zone. Tegan is a recipient of Metcalf and CUNY Resilience reporting fellowships. Her work has aired on national programs including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Science Friday, Marketplace, Here & Now and Reveal.
Tegan has a master’s degree in Life Sciences Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has previously worked for NPR stations in the Midwest and WRKF in Baton Rouge.